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poetry. he wanted what he called a western-style education. i think that stays with me. especially in this holiday season, we forget what we have. a western-style education. this guy was willing to do anything for it. and rebel against his parents. what he wanted more than anything else. he didn't even see that he was going to become this worldwide legend. >> dana be an bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it was that you were plucked out of the crowd, of all the joushallists that were there, how did it come to be that you were chosen, to get a chance to talk to him? i know you worked it a little bit. i would love to hear that story. the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those interviews? >> you know, dana, i like the way you put it. i worked it. i did work it, my friend. because what happened was, everybody was being turned away. everybody wanted time with nelson mandela after he first got out. here he is at his home. what happened was i had written a book about the american civil rights movement, "eyes
, the apartheid remains with gaps in poverty and health care and education. we are in the middle of the end of the apartheid story but now it has just changed faces. >> didn't see that coming. using apartheid to describe present day america. in case you noticed i'm not an older black south african, but if i were i would be peeved. but as attention getting stunts go, comparing your cause always works. and part of it is his fault. he's aligned himself with leftist ideas that have done little to raise the votes of his brethren and others who do not embrace such assumptions. jackson shows it is time for a new batch of leaders, rejecting the government bloat that has dragged so many blacks and whites down. our black conservatives and libertarians, and they exist, but you only hear about them when they are mocked by liberals black and white. i used apartheid regarding such leaders but i'm not that dumb. >>> so, bob, you are good friends with jesse jackson. you hung out with him. i remember seeing him with you once. was he wrong to use the word aparthe apartheid. >> well probably in the context th
style education. especially this holiday season we forget what we have. this guy was willing to do anything for it and rebels. ed against his parents.he he didn't even see he was goings to become this worldwide legend. >> dana and bob both have questions. we'll begin with dana. >> i'm curious about how it wast that you were plucked out of the crowd. of all the journalists that were there. how did it come to be that you were chosen in order to get a k chance to talk to him. you worked it a little bit but l would love to hear that story and the second question i have is what is the toughest question that he asked you in those a, interviews? >> i like t the way you put it. you know i worked it and i did e work it, my friend. what happened was everybody was being turned away.th everybody wanted time with h nelson mandela after he got out and here he is at his home but what happened was i had writte a book about the american civil rights movement eyes on the prize.ou turns out he read the book before it became a tv series or anything. so hent wanted to meet the auth. they just put me
, columnists across the land have the opportunity to educate them about one of the greatest men ever to walk the earth. it's an enormous opportunity there for all of us who have have the platforms. my hope is that this is treated for what it is. a great man who did great things, inspired masses and remained as calm and gentle as anyone who ever lived. it's our role to let the generation know about this man. >> jennifer spoke about the auto biography which is something i did on the college speech and debate team. inspiring. also the new movie is coming out about nelson man dell -- mandela's life. >> the martin luther king quotes from the "i have a dream," and also to hear quotes from mandela, some of the words are so appropriate from today. we look at the massive battle in washington and politics. maybe the world will take a listen to somebody who's been through a lot more struggles that we have and listen to his words. >> makes arguments sound petty. >> yes, they do. >> he said i once learned courage was not the absence of fear but the triumph over it. the brave man is not the one who does n
, his turtle island education center became popular. he taught a thousand people how to live like pioneers. but last year the county told him to shut down. >> he hadn't gotten permits. >> nathan miller heads the county board that oversees the building department. >> people said his camp was unsafe. we don't necessarily know it is unsafe or not. >> mountain man told county inspectors go away. so they came back with lots of people. >> they brought all these different departments from health department, tax people, fire marshall. all of a sudden a whole team, cars or trucks as far as you could see showed up, blocked our driveway, came in with armed guards and took over our home. >> doesn't it seem like overkill? >> not really. they just merely had their pistols in on the side. he had the opportunity, mr. conway did, to cooperate. >> that raid led to this 78 page report on what the mountain man must change. just more government overkill. >> we created this report in anticipation of litigation. >> a lot of it is just crazy, like they have a picture of our dog house for a german shepher
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